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Central Brooklyn Food-Co-op On Tap

NYC's first black-led, consumer-owned, food co-op will be opening in Central Brooklyn

No Flood Control Plan For NYC Food Hub

Hunts Point Market, the center of NYC's food distribution system for 22 million people, has no flood protection plan. Where's the Mayor?

School Bus Lesssons

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In The Carbon Age

Next Stop - Climate Resilience

The MTA gets rolling on a climate resilience, carbon efficient future for urban mass transit

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Study this roadmap to a transportation policy that will cut NY's motor vehicle emissions 55% by 2035

Ending Climate Silence - An Update

Advocacy for media coverage of our climate crisis is being heard

Worldwide

Europe: Right-Wingers Fan Flames Of Climate Denialism

How? Why?

Australia's Burning

With blistering heat + raging bush fires, Australia's deputy prime minister, "said that only leftist 'lunatics' were linking the blazes to climate change". Not helpful

Ciao Italia: Una Porca Miseria

Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

We're In The Money?

As with most things in life, climate-conscious investors ought to place a premium on assurances that they will get what they're paying for. But, for such investors, comprehensive and trusted information sources are not systematically available. While such resources are not the only things lacking in the struggle for a climate-sane planet — the need for ambitious, comprehensive and enforceable public policies comes immediately to mind — making climate-smart financial decisions have not yet emerged as the new normal. What's missing?

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Vanessa WarheitSnapshot

California's Dirty Secrets

People often say that California is a leader in the climate movement — but we still have a lot of work to do to earn our climate cred. While it's true that the Golden State has made a lot of progress on demand-side solutions (think: electric cars, municipal composting, solar panels), the rest of the world needs to know that California has some dirty secrets.

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In the Media

Reading A Library

Photo Credit: amazon pixels Sallan challenges the NYT architecture critic + Pulitzer Prize short-lister for writing about the new Hunters Point Community Library on the Long Island City waterfront without mentioning whether it was designed to withstand the ravages of climate change or the size of its carbon footprint.

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Community Board 1: Public Hearing On Coastal Resilience
18 Nov

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Sustainable Fashion
20 Nov
While the fashion industry + its practices have been shifting more into public awareness, the challenges to better the industry are great. FOMO? Come hear this panel on sustainable fashion
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Heat, Health And Equity
7 Dec
WE ACT is looking for volunteers to participate in the West Harlem community visioning session for our Heat, Health, & Equity project, in which we are using community engagement to develop policy recommendations to mitigate the Urban Heat Island effect in Northern Manhattan. Nov. 20, Dec. 5 + Dec. 7
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